Seattle, WA 98115 ZIP Code Profile

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Seattle, WA | Wedgwood, WA

ZIP Code 98115: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seattle, WA 98115

Not Acceptable, USPS
Seattle Naval Support Activi, WA 98115
Wedgwood, WA 98115

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: King County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.683, Longitude -122.292
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,249
  • PO Box Addresses: 419
  • Residential Addresses: 22,761
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,366
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,395

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Seattle, WA 98115 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 52,618
Population in Households 52,190
Population in Familes 35,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 428
Population Density1 8,006
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $101,899
Average Household Income $144,191
Per Capita Income $63,723


Total Housing Units 24,377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,900 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,252 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,225 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $627,547
Average Home Value $692,525


Total Households 23,152
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 12,072
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.55% 1.4%
Households 1.44% 1.3%
Families 1.38% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Seattle, WA 98115 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98115 to the other 581 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 99th
Population Density # 17 97th
Diversity Index # 235 60th
Median Household Income # 36 94th
Per Capita Income # 17 97th

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